notes from the meeting Tues 2nd Sept 2014

  To read a copy of the notes from the Big Onion general meeting on Tues 2nd September 2014, held at the Pavilion, please click … Continue reading

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Report for 2013 from Nicola

Download a round up of all the events of 2013 from outgoing Lead Nicola Rudge. Thanks everyone for all the hard work throughout the year. … Continue reading

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Sunny Orchard Farm Planning Granted

After a long wait, Mark has been granted planning permission from the LDNP for a larger permanant agricultural workers caravan at Sunny Orhcard Farm, to … Continue reading

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Photos from Seedy Sunday 2 – the sunny one!

The Big Onion May seedling sale went off well, raising nearly ¬£80 towards running costs for the Big Onion. Thanks to all who contributed and … Continue reading

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Support for new allotments in Staveley

Big Onion recently submitted the below letter to Staveley Parish Council in support of their work to establish new allotment plots. To let the Parish … Continue reading

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Garden Share Scheme Research

SENS took part in some CAT Masters research last year on garden share schemes in the UK and what makes them work well. Read the … Continue reading

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Food Sovereignty, Food Sustainability and Land Use/Distribution

A few useful websites on Food Sovereignty, Food Sustainability and Land Use/Distribution. Compiled by the South Lakes World Development Movement group following their showing of … Continue reading

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Spring Offers! Locally coppiced pea sticks, bean poles and charcoal

Big onion deals. Support the sustainable management of our local woodlands. Peasticks ¬£3.99 for a bundle. ‘Friends’ ¬£3.50 0r 3 for ¬£10 Beanpoles¬† ¬£9.00 for … Continue reading

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Great Gardening TED talk

Check out this 10 minute talk on TED: Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the … Continue reading

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Big Onion in 2013

Following from the AGM in January, we agreed some developments for how the Big Onion will evolve for the new year. Big Onion in 2013 … Continue reading

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